Database of the digitized map collections
map collections outside the Czech Republic

Kansalliskokoelman karttakokoelma. The National Library of Finland

Name of the digital map collection: Kartat
Web address of digitized cartographic documents: https://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/109232
National identifier of the collection (if available):
The main thematic content/s of the collection: Finland, World Maps
The collection departmental code: GEOGRAPHY


Address: Unionikatu 36, Helsinki
Name of contact person: Dr. Jaakko Tahkokallio
Phone to contact person:
Contact person's email jaakko.tahkokallio@helsinki.fi

Information about the collection

The most important printed publications about the map collection: The A. E. Nordenskiöld Collection (Catalogue, publ. by Helsinki University Library); no other equally significant publications on the collections)

Other important information about the collection:

The physical fund of the collection

The total size of the physical fund (also not processed): 130.000
The number of processed units in the electronic catalogue: 130.000
The number of physical units of old cartographic materials: 40.000
The typology of old cartographic materials: old maps; manuscript maps; old atlases; old globes;
Expected final processing of the collection: All is processed

The digital fund of the map collection

The total number of individual digitized images (also unpublished): 1.500
Of this number is already published: 1.500
The collection is published: on-line;
The number of files in the databases of images (i.e. voluminous maps or atlases, so more objects joined in one):
The number of accessible 3D objects (globes, models, etc.):

Descriptive metadata

Library or archive programs used for cataloging: Aleph;
Standards used for metadata descriptions: Dublin
Rules used to create metadata: RDA;
Methodologies used for the description:
Indexing by: key words; subjectchronological entries; geographical entries;
Are the before mentioned selection terms exported into metadata? yes
Additional information on the method and scope of the description:

Services offered with digitized maps

Georeferencing (ground controlling) of maps: No
Map selection from map layouts: No
Search by map markers: No
Reading old fonts in the OCR: No
Full text search from legends: No
Digitization of maps on request: Yes
Other services: Users of data: universities, publishing houses, film production, public

Aggregation into higher units

Digitalized cartographic documents are eported into superior aggregates: Europeana;

Last data update 23/02/2021 22:14:49 by the user novotna